Dr. Gert Cloete

(Pr. Eng) Lecturer: Water Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering Namibia University of Science and Technology. 

Dr Gert Cloete has 28 years of experience in the field of water engineering.  He matriculated in 1984 at Drostdy Technical High School in the Western Cape, South Africa. After school he completed a diploma in civil engineering, and worked several years as a field technician in hydrometry. In pursuing further interests in water engineering, he enrolled for a degree in engineering at the University of Stellenbosch where he completed his B.Eng, MSc. Eng and PhD degrees, all in Civil Engineering.

He has experience in field hydrometry (river flow measurement), construction and design engineer with consultants. He also has experience as manager of the NamWater Civil Design office, and as Chief Engineer at the City of Windhoek, division of Engineering Services.

He is currently a lecturer in Water Engineering at the University of Science and Technology in Windhoek.

He is registered with professional bodies and serves on a Ministerial Council as Member of the Water Advisory Council of Namibia (WACN), appointed by the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. Term 2016 to 2021. Professional Engineer, registered with the Engineering Council of Namibia. 2006 to date. Member of the South African Commission on Large Dams (SANCOLD) and Member of the Engineering Professions Association (EPA) of Namibia

He has obtained his PhD. Eng (Civil) in 2015 with the Stellenbosch University and has at the same institution obtained his MSc. Eng (Civil) in 2004 and B.Eng (Civil) in 2004 prior obtained his Higher Diploma (ND) Civil Engineering in 1988 and National Higher Diploma (NHD), Civil Eng in1987 with the Cape Technicon.